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English at Work…Works!

The English at Work program is positioning new Canadians to solve an old problem for St.Amant. “High staff turnover is a challenge that we face here and throughout the sector,” said Jennifer Rodrigue, ‎Senior Manager, Corporate Communications at St.Amant. “Working with children and adults with developmental disabilities is rewarding work, but it doesn’t pay very […]

HR Fundamentals: 2017

Fundamentals of Human Resources – Winnipeg: 2017 Elevate your HR management knowledge and skills Are you a non-profit organizational leader? Join us for Fundamentals of Human Resources, a three-day course presented by the Manitoba Federation of Non-Profit Organizations (MFNPO). This course was originally announced and offered in the fall of 2016. It sold out in two days! We are […]

Regina DaSilva-Gibbons: Making a Difference Today

Regina DaSilva-Gibbons, the Executive Director of the Boys and Girls Club of Thompson, thinks she might have gravitated toward “people-intensive” work because at one point in her life she felt helpless. She recalls a childhood punctuated by frequent trips to the psych ward to visit her struggling father, who battled schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. He […]

Building the Next Generation of Non-Profit Leaders

Who will lead your organization in the future? Who will provide frontline services? Who will run your office? Who will be your volunteers? Who will fill the positions that don’t exist today, but certainly will tomorrow? The Manitoba Federation of Non-Profit Organizations is eager to answer those questions by inspiring youth and young adults to […]

MFNPO: The Voice of the Sector

People who don’t work or volunteer in our sector are often amazed to hear the numbers. Even people who DOwork or volunteer in the sector are often taken aback. There are roughly 8,000 non-profit organizations in Manitoba collectively employing about 100,000 people. It’s a significant proportion of the province’s workforce. “As a sector council for Manitoba’s […]

Open Badges Workshops

PILOT PROJECT: Exploring a New Way of Learning October 18 & November 1, 2016   Lead as You Learn Like Never Before Join us in a special pilot project to take professional development into the next generation. Become part of a dynamic group of current and future non-profit leaders who will explore how Open Badge […]

Annual General Meeting

The Manitoba Federation of Non-Profit Organization will be holding their Annual General Meeting on November 25th, 2016 in the Golden Boy Room in the Manitoba Legislative Building from 11:00 – 1:30 p.m.  A Notice will be sent out to the Sector through Constant Contact and registration to attend will be required.

Kelly Holmes: Right people, right places, right time, right options

For Kelly Holmes, Executive Director of Resource Assistance for Youth (RaY), success is about bringing together “the right people, in the right places, at the right time, with the right options.” Thanks to the right people in her life, she says, she chose a positive path. She credits the strong role models she had – […]

MFNPO Offers Training Program for Human Resources Management

Format and fee designed to meet the needs of Manitoba’s non-profit sector “Many smaller non-profit organizations struggle when it comes to human resources management and planning,” says Janice Goldsborough, a Certified Human Resources Professional with the Manitoba Federation of Non-Profit Organizations. “They often don’t have the resources in place to hire designated HR staff.” MFNPO’s newest […]

Canada Manitoba Job Grant Application

Canada-Manitoba Job Grant The Canada-Manitoba Job Grant is an employer-driven approach to help Manitobans gain the skills they need to fill available jobs and to help employers develop the skills of their existing workers to meet the requirements of their present job, or to move into a better job. Eligible employers may apply for up […]